Lisbon Falls-Jon “Jack” Garland, 81, died on October 16, 2019 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.
He was born on September 24, 1938 the son of Roy B Garland and Florence L Matthews.
Jack was the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Maine Veterans Homes and a life member of the following organizations: DAV, American Legion, Amvets, VFW, Slovak Catholic
Association and Tin Can Sailors.
In his later years, Jack enjoyed working outdoors around his home and telling stories to anyone who would listen.
Jack proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1955 to 1969 and served in the Vietnam War. He later worked 17 years of Civil Service work, Portland Post Office for 4 years,
and BNAS Fuel Farm until retirement in 1989.
Jack was predeceased by his sisters Elaine Garland of Ellsworth and Lucille Cross of Bridgton. A son Timothy Garland of Oakland.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Maureen Garland, daughter Jonica and her husband James Pearson, grandchildren Natalie and Kaleb as well as grandsons Paul, Roy, and Michael Garland. Also, survived by sisters Carol Googins of Westbrook Me, Beth Sigler of Arkansas, Florence “Sister” Gallant of South Portland, Me, and Connie Flannigan of South Carolina.
A celebration of Life Service will take place at the Shepherd of Faith Church 124 Main Street Richmond at 1:00 PM Saturday, October 26th. A burial will follow at the West Bowdoin Cemetery, Bowdoin with military honors. An intimate gathering of family and close friends of Jack at the home of Maureen Garland.
The family wishes to give special thanks and appreciation to Dr. Lutostanska and nursing staff of the VA’s Homebased Primary Care and staff of First Light Home Care.
In Lieu of flowers: Disabled American Veterans www.DAV.org PO Box 14301 Cincinnati OH 45250-0301 Phone: 877-647-VETS